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4
Fables
2
Donne, John, 1572-1631
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Economics
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Herbert, George, 1593-1633
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Hooker, Richard, 1553 or 4-1600
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Magic
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142
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138
American Libraries
108
California Digital Library
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mekarpeles Favorites
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Clavius Favorites
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New York Public Library
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shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
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plato
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sophocles
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aristotle
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aeschylus
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dante alighieri, 1265-1321
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by Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961
texts
eye 90,249
favorite 17
comment 2
An unforgettable World War I story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his love for an English nurse
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
California Digital Library
by Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910
texts
eye 47,831
favorite 10
comment 0
MIT Libraries
by Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955; Minkowski, H. (Hermann), 1864-1909; Saha, Meghnad, 1893-1956; Bose, Satyendranath, 1894-1974
texts
eye 17,150
favorite 20
comment 0
Topic: Relativity (Physics)
California Digital Library
by Joyce, James, 1882-1941
texts
eye 15,587
favorite 3
comment 0
Slocum and Cahoon
California Digital Library
by Aeschylus; Warr, George C. W. (George Charles Winter), 1845-1901
texts
eye 15,265
favorite 2
comment 0
Introductory essays.- I. The rise of Greek tragedy.- II. The Orestean triology.- Translation - Agamemnon, Choephoroe, Eumenides
California Digital Library
by Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850
texts
eye 14,006
favorite 0
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850; George, Andrew Jackson, 1855-1907
texts
eye 10,009
favorite 0
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Dekker, Thomas, ca. 1572-1632; Warnke, Karl; Proescholdt, Ludwig
texts
eye 9,806
favorite 0
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Sophocles; Sheppard, John Tresidder
texts
eye 9,714
favorite 1
comment 0
New York Public Library
by Herodotus; Godley, A. D. (Alfred Denis), 1856-1925
texts
eye 9,410
favorite 4
comment 0
v. 1. bk. 1-2 -- v. 2. bk. 3-4 -- v. 3. bk.5-7 -- v. 4. bk. 8-9
Topics: History, Ancient, Greece -- History
New York Public Library
texts
eye 9,229
favorite 1
comment 0
Topic: Folklore -- England
Princeton Theological Seminary Library
by Frazer, James George, Sir, 1854-1941
texts
eye 9,213
favorite 13
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mythology, Religion, Primitive, Magic, Superstition
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883; Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895
texts
eye 8,788
favorite 3
comment 2
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Topics: Capital, Socialism, Economics
New York Public Library
by Aesop; Vernon Jones, V. S. (Vernon Stanley); Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939, ill
texts
eye 8,367
favorite 11
comment 0
Topic: Fables
California Digital Library
by Sophocles; D'Ooge, Martin Luther, 1839-1915; Wolff, Gustav Georg, 1819-1873
texts
eye 8,287
favorite 1
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897
texts
eye 8,108
favorite 0
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867; Tyndall, John, 1820-1893
texts
eye 7,878
favorite 12
comment 0
Topic: Electricity
California Digital Library
by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817; R. & R. Clark, Ltd. (1896) bkp CU-BANC
texts
eye 7,386
favorite 6
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939
texts
eye 7,265
favorite 4
comment 0
Topics: Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalysis
California Digital Library
by Aristotle; Peters, F. H. (Frank Hesketh)
texts
eye 7,246
favorite 4
comment 0
Topic: Ethics
New York Public Library
by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; Bell, R. Anning, ill
texts
eye 6,526
favorite 28
comment 0
A collection of forty-nine tales by the Grimm brothers
Topics: Fairy tales, Folklore -- Germany
California Digital Library
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910; Webb, Charles Henry, 1834-1905
texts
eye 6,190
favorite 0
comment 0
BAL
New York Public Library
by Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745; 1878-1953, ill
texts
eye 6,027
favorite 5
comment 0
The voyages of an Englishman carry him to various strange lands, including a land of tiny people and a land of giants
Topic: Fantasy
California Digital Library
by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883; Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895; Moore, Samuel
texts
eye 5,985
favorite 0
comment 0
Topic: Socialism
California Digital Library
by Eliot, George, 1819-1880
texts
eye 5,820
favorite 0
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822; Forman, Alfred, 1840-1925; Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917; Todhunter, John, 1839-1916
texts
eye 5,725
favorite 2
comment 0
Microopaque
Topic: Cenci, Beatrice, 1577-1599
California Digital Library
by Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637
texts
eye 5,615
favorite 0
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862; Allen, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1866-1953
texts
eye 5,337
favorite 3
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965
texts
eye 5,131
favorite 4
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864; George H. Doran Company. (1920) bkp CU-BANC; Thomson, Hugh, 1860-1920; Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951
texts
eye 4,603
favorite 1
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204; Friedländer, M. (Michael), 1833-1910
texts
eye 4,583
favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Judaism, Philosophy, Jewish, Philosophy, Medieval
California Digital Library
by Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850; Wormeley, Katharine Prescott
texts
eye 4,468
favorite 3
comment 0
University of Connecticut Libraries
by Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180; Collier, Jeremy, 1650-1726; Zimmern, Alice, 1855-1939
texts
eye 4,430
favorite 2
comment 0
Princeton Theological Seminary Library
by Frazer, James George, Sir, 1854-1941
texts
eye 4,192
favorite 7
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mythology, Religion, Primitive, Magic, Superstition
California Digital Library
by Crew, Henry, 1859-; Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695; Young, Thomas, 1773-1829; Fresnel, Augustin Jean, 1788-1827; Arago, F. (François), 1786-1853
texts
eye 4,164
favorite 2
comment 0
Bibliography: p. 160-162
Topics: Light, Wave theory of, Physical optics
California Digital Library
texts
eye 3,868
favorite 3
comment 0
Topic: Leisure class
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Sophocles; Jebb, Richard Claverhouse, Sir, 1841-1905; Shuckburgh, Evelyn Shirley, 1843-1906
texts
eye 3,393
favorite 2
comment 0
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Topic: Constitutions -- United States
California Digital Library
by Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274
texts
eye 3,052
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Reginaldus, de Piperno, 13th cent, Catholic Church, Dominicans
California Digital Library
by Gilbert, William, 1540-1603; Mottelay, Paul Fleury, b. 1841; Wright, Edward, 1558?-1615
texts
eye 3,048
favorite 0
comment 0
Topic: Magnetism -- Early works to 1800
California Digital Library
by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936
texts
eye 3,029
favorite 2
comment 0
Stewart, J.M. Kipling
New York Public Library
by Plato; Plato
texts
eye 3,009
favorite 3
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882-1944
texts
eye 2,977
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Space and time, Gravitation, Relativity (Physics), General relativity (Physics)
California Digital Library
texts
eye 2,795
favorite 4
comment 0
California Digital Library
texts
eye 2,732
favorite 5
comment 0
Topic: Greece -- History Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C
California Digital Library
by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Rolfe, W. J. (William James), 1827-1910
texts
eye 2,727
favorite 2
comment 0
Additional copies: [c1911]
California Digital Library
by Bohr, Niels Henrik David, 1885-1962
texts
eye 2,679
favorite 1
comment 0
On the spectrum of hydrogen.--On the series spectra of the elements.--The structure of the atom and the physical and chemical properties of the elements
Topics: Spectrum analysis, Hydrogen, Atomic theory, Quantum theory
Princeton Theological Seminary Library
texts
eye 2,639
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Equality, Natural law, Political science
California Digital Library
by Pirandello, Luigi, 1867-1936; Pirandello, Luigi, 1867-1936; Pirandello, Luigi, 1867-1936; Pirandello, Luigi, 1867-1936
texts
eye 2,494
favorite 2
comment 0
Six characters in seach of an author.--"Henry IV".--Right you are! (If you think so!)
Topics: Mathematics, Greek, Geometry, Trigonometry
California Digital Library
texts
eye 2,272
favorite 0
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Aristotle
texts
eye 2,262
favorite 3
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Plato; Maguire, Thomas, 1831-1889
texts
eye 2,256
favorite 2
comment 0
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716; Latta, Robert, 1865-
texts
eye 2,250
favorite 1
comment 0
California Digital Library
texts
eye 2,243
favorite 1
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Lobachevskii, N. I. (Nikolai Ivanovich), 1792-1856
texts
eye 2,209
favorite 1
comment 0
Bibliography: p. 49-50
Topic: Geometry, Non-Euclidean
California Digital Library
by Irving, Washington, 1783-1859; Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905; Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
texts
eye 2,184
favorite 3
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909
texts
eye 2,141
favorite 0
comment 0
Topic: Laughton, Norris Hastings
California Digital Library
by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832; Boylan, R. Dillon; Dole, Nathan Haskell, 1852-1935
texts
eye 2,077
favorite 1
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Calderón de la Barca, Pedro, 1600-1681; Trench, Richard Chenevix, 1807-1886
texts
eye 2,039
favorite 1
comment 0
California Digital Library
by James, Henry, 1843-1916
texts
eye 2,008
favorite 0
comment 0
California Digital Library
texts
eye 1,920
favorite 2
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834; Coleridge, Ernest Hartley, 1846-1920; Metcalfe, Gerald
texts
eye 1,890
favorite 0
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Horace; Phelps, Philip E
texts
eye 1,878
favorite 1
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
texts
eye 1,860
favorite 0
comment 0
-v.1. Inferno. -v.2. Purgatory. -v.3. Paradiso
California Digital Library
by Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794; Milman, Henry Hart, 1791-1868
texts
eye 1,829
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Rome -- History Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D, Byzantine Empire -- History
California Digital Library
by Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892; Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson, Baron, 1852-1928
texts
eye 1,807
favorite 1
comment 0
New York Public Library
by Aesop; Jacobs, Joseph, 1854-1916; Heighway, Richard, ill
texts
eye 1,801
favorite 6
comment 0
Eighty-two fables, with a short history of the Aesopic fable at the beginning
Topic: Fables
California Digital Library
by Virgil; Conington, John, 1825-1869
texts
eye 1,784
favorite 2
comment 0
New York Public Library
by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Dulac, Edmund, 1882-1953, ill
texts
eye 1,729
favorite 8
comment 0
New York Public Library
by Froissart, Jean, 1338?-1410?; Johnes, Thomas, 1748-1816; Dunster, Henry Peter, b. 1814
texts
eye 1,690
favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Hundred Years' War, 1339-1453, France -- History House of Valois, 1328-1589, Great Britain --...
The Library of Congress
by Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClure, J. B. (James Baird), 1832-1895
texts
eye 1,657
favorite 1
comment 0
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Plato; Wright, Josiah, 1824-1894; Bekker, Immanuel, 1785-1871
texts
eye 1,652
favorite 1
comment 0
vol. 2
Boston Public Library
by McLoughlin Bros., inc. pbl; Aesop
texts
eye 1,607
favorite 6
comment 0
Topic: Fables